Research Associate I/II
$30,700 - $57,300
**This is a one-year, limited term position. Continuation of employment is based on availability of funds.** Essential functions include, but are not limited to: provide advanced level administrative and professional assistance to researchers for horticultural programs and projects; perform routine measurement and analysis on research projects and other non-hazardous lab work; operate tractors, soil mixers, laboratory instruments including NCState porometer; perform fertilizer calibrations; pot, water, prune, load, and weed plants; design and implement research experiments; collect, record, and process data on SAS; interpret and present research reports at regional conferences; and perform other duties as assigned.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Horticulture or a closely related field. Knowledge of horticultural research is also required. Selected applicant must have demonstrated grant writing skills and ability to write journal articles. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated technical excellence and the ability to work independently are also required. Selected applicant must have or be able to obtain a Pesticide Applicator's license within 6 months of hire and be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by the start date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Applicants must attach cover letter and resume to the on-line application. Only COMPLETE applications will be selected for consideration.
Experience with NCState porometer is desired. Experience in research with container plant production is also desired.
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